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Department of Philosophy

Recent Events, Seminars and Lectures

HPSM Group PhD Workshop 2008

20th May 2008, 09:30, Room 010, 48/49 Old Elvet

9.30 Welcome

9.40 Sebastian Pranghofer:
'Nature, Beauty and Truth: The Visual Representation of the Lymphatics in the Eighteenth Century'

10.20 Stephanie Eichberg:
'Crossing Boundaries in the Life Sciences: Experiment and the Question of the Human-Animal Analogy'

11.00 Coffee/Tea Break

11.10 Jay Bosanquet:
'George Johnston (1797-1855) and the foundation of the Ray Society in 1844'.

11.50 Eric Yeh:
'Representation of Time in Science'

12.30 Lunch Break

13.30 Vicky Blake:
'A Licence to Touch? Embodiment and the Medical Practitioner in Late Victorian England'

14.10 Daniel Becker:
'"I am determined to take the thing into my own hands": Onanism and the Introduction of Organotherapy in late 19th Century Britain'

14.50 Coffee/Tea Break

15.00 Victoria Brown
'Health, Industry and Medical Practice in the Tees Valley during the 20th Century: A Reconnaissance'

15.40 Ian Kidd:
'Towards A Humanitarian Philosophy of Science: The Later Work of Paul Feyerabend'

16.20 Planning for next workshop and End

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